Michael L. Griggs, 48, most recently of 863 Peru Olena Road, Lot 12, pleaded pleaded guilty Tuesday to OVI. His conviction comes with the forfeiture of a 2001 GMC truck to the state. Griggs will be sentenced July 25.
His indictment indicates he was convicted of OVIs on three occasions: May 21, 2010; Feb. 4, 2014 and July 26, 2016, all through Norwalk Municipal Court.
In other hearings:
• Craig A. Grills, 44, most recently of 14563 Green Road, Wakeman, pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of a fentanyl-related compound. He will be sentenced July 31.
• Leann H. Howell, 29, most recently of 316 1/2 Maple St., Willard, pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of heroin. Willard Police Officer Brandon Malson handled the Oct. 29 incident. As part of a plea deal, prosecutors dismissed one count each of obstructing official business, possessing drug abuse instruments and illegal possession of drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors. Howell will be sentenced July 25.
• Randall T. Oney, 32, of Marion, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of trafficking in heroin. In exchange, prosecutors dismissed two counts of trafficking in a counterfeit controlled substance and one charge each of aggravated trafficking in drugs and trafficking in heroin. Oney will be sentenced July 31.
• James R. Taylor, 26, of Port Clinton, pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated trafficking in drugs in exchange for the dismissal of a similar felony and possession of drug abuse instruments, a second-degree misdemeanor. He will be sentenced July 31.